The Changing World Order

Full Name
The Changing World Order: Why Nations Succeed and Fail

The Changing World Order examines history’s most turbulent economic and political periods to reveal why the times ahead will likely be radically different from those we’ve experienced in our lifetimes. It puts into perspective the cycles and forces that have driven the successes and failures of all the world’s major countries throughout history. This book then reveals the timeless and universal dynamics that were behind these shifts, while also offering practical principles for policymakers, business leaders, investors, and others operating in this environment.

Table of Contents


  • Chapter 1: The Big Cycles in a Tiny Nutshell

  • Chapter 2: The Big Cycle of Money, Credit, Debt, and Economic Activity

  • Chapter 3: The Changing Value of Money

  • Chapter 4: The Big Cycles of the Dutch and British Empires and Their Currencies

  • Chapter 5: The Big Cycles of the United States and the Dollar, Part 1

  • Chapter 5: The Big Cycles of the United States and the Dollar, Part 2

  • Chapter 6: The Big Cycles of China and Its Currency

  • Chapter 7: US-China Relations and Wars

  • Chapter 8: The Archetypical Cycle of Internal Order and Disorder

  • Chapter 9: Delving into the Six Stages of the International Cycle with a Particular Focus on the US Now

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